May Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, May 13, 2022

Calhoun County will hold a household hazardous waste collection at the Calhoun County Fairgrounds. This event is open to all Calhoun County residents and accepts residential material only. Participants are asked to remain in their vehicles. 

Household Hazardous Waste

Thursday, May 26, 2022

2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Calhoun County Fairgrounds

720 Fair St., Marshall

Use Washington St. entrance to enter the event. Participants will exit on Fair St. 

See traffic flow map for details.

Items Accepted: Oil-based paint, fuels (in fuel cans), solvents, acids, bases, pesticides, household cleaners, mercury, medications, sharps (inside rigid puncture resistant container w/lid), household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, motor oil, oil filters, antifreeze, propane cylinders, gas cylinders (NO foam insulation), fire extinguishers, aerosol cans, PCB and non-PCB lamp ballasts, oxidizers, self-heating solids, flammable solids/liquids, toxic inorganics/organics, lighters, chlorophenols, lead, self-defense spray, peroxides, water-reactives, isocyanates, and cyanide.

NOT ACCEPTED: latex paint, school chemicals, biologically active material, home-use insulation spraying cylinders, ammunitions, weapons, explosives, and radioactive material (includes smoke detectors). HHW collections do not include trash, tires, yard waste, construction/demolition waste, appliances, or industrial/business-generated waste. These items are not defined as household hazardous waste.

Please separate paint from the rest of your items and pack your items carefully, so they do not spill while in transport. We can’t guarantee that your containers will be returned. 

Future HHW Event Dates:

Monday, September 12 – Calhoun County Fairgrounds, Marshall

Monday, October 10 – Bailey Park, Battle Creek

For information, contact

Sarah Kelly, Program Coordinator

269-969-6395

calhouncountymi.gov/recycling

Calhoun County Recycling on Facebook

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